So, looking at the 'bad' pics, it looks like what I could see was some 'waves' going across the grain that caused the stain to take unevenly?
So the fix was to just sand the waves out?
So basically, it was being cautious to not sand through the good face that caused you to not necessarily remove enough material to allow the stain to work evenly?
It's this kind of thing that I think makes all the difference in the world. Someone that has the experience and eye to not only notice and be able to fix it.
Great job Larry!
Those tables sure do look nice!
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